Published on: December 30th, 2021 • Duration: 65 minutes
2021 was the year of civilian space travel, and in this ‘Best of Essential’ interview, NASA veteran Leon Alkalai gives insight into the booming space economy. People think of the space industry as the race between three billionaires, but that’s just a small part of what’s going on. In this mind-blowing interview with Raoul, Alkalai, CEO of Mandala Space Ventures, takes us through his journey from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab to the private sector where space mining, travel, and real estate are becoming hot opportunities for investors. Recorded on September 10, 2021.